Community News & Notes
Learn to make 3-D origami using only scraps of paper. Sandy Sekeres will teach how to turn many small folded pieces into amazing origami structures from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 9, at the Rifle Branch Library. Registration by May 2 is required. For more information call 625-3471.
The Needle and I Quilt Guild of Carbondale and the Quilters of the Rockies Guild of Glenwood Springs will sponsor the 16th annual Mothers Day Quilt Show at the Glenwood Springs Mall. The event features local quilt artists with more than 70 quilts on display. The show times are noon to 8 p.m., Friday, May 8; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 9; and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 10.
Join Carbondale Environmental Board and Roaring Fork Conservancy for the Crystal River Cleanup at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 9, at Sopris Park in Carbondale. Kick off Dandelion Day with a fun community service project to help clean up the Crystal River. Volunteers of all ages welcome. Please dress appropriately; long pants, layers, hat, sunscreen and gloves are recommended. Prizes will be awarded for the Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful and Most Unusual Trash. For more information, visit http://www.roaringfork.org/events or call 927-1290.
The Bureau of Land Management is looking for volunteers for the 10th annual Prince Creek Clean-up May 2 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.Volunteers will meet and sign in at 8:30 a.m. at McIntyres Red Barn at 1625 County Road 111 (Prince Creek Road). Volunteers should come dressed in long pants, sturdy work shoes and leather gloves. Trash bags and soft drinks will be provided. For further information call 963-2888.
Restaurant SIX89 and Jennifer Olson, publisher of Colorado Organic: Cooking Seasonally, Eating Locally, are making plans for a special dinner event to celebrate seasonal, local eating and farm-to-table cooking.Set to take place at at 7 p.m. May 13, the Colorado Organic Cookbook Dinner includes five courses organized around the recipes Mark Fischer contributed to Colorado Organic, and complemented by wines from Jack Rabbit Hill. Restaurant SIX89 is located at 689 Main St. in Carbondale. Reservations suggested. For more information, call 963-6890 or visit the website at http://www.SIX89.com.
Majid Kahhak will paint live from 6-8 p.m. May 1 (First Friday), at Kahhak Fine Arts & School, 411 Main St., Carbondale. The painting will be inspired by May flowers. Beverages and hors doeuvres will be served. Call 704-0622 for more information.
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